Jammu Kashmir – NIA Special Court, Sentences Four Hizbul Mujahiddeen Operatives Convicted in JAKART Case

Jammu. On 25.10.2021 NIA Special Court, Delhi announced sentence against the four accused persons convicted on 27.09.2021 in JAKART case u/s 120 B IPC, 121A IPC & sec17,18,18A, 18B, 20,38 & 40 UA(P)Act. The convicted accused Mohammad Shafi Shah @ Doctor, @ Dawood, @ Nisar has been sentenced with RI 12 years and fine Rs. 15000/-; Talib Lali @ Waseem @ Abu Umer, sentenced with RI 10 years and fine Rs. 10000/-; Muzaffar Ahmad Dar @ Gaznavi, @ Mohd Ali sentenced with RI 12 years and fine Rs. 15000/- and Mushtaq Ahmad Lone @ Mushtaq Aalam sentenced with RI 10 years and fine Rs. 10000/-.

This case was registered by NIA at New Delhi on 25.10.2011 against Mohd. Yusuf Shah @ Syed Salahuddin and others, who as members of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) were carrying out terrorist activities in India and regularly receiving funds from neighbouring jurisdiction. The funds so collected by HM through Jammu Kashmir Affecters Relief Trust (JKART), an NGO and frontal organization of HM, were being given to active terrorists and families of killed terrorists of HM in J&K.

After investigation, 12 accused were charge sheeted in this case. 4 have been convicted and sentenced and remaining 8 accused are active cadres of HM including Syed Salauddin; who are absconding and currently based in Pakistan.